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Aston Martin claims Henrik Fisker's Thunderbolt is unauthorized copy

27 March, 2015 - 02:59
Aston Martin said Henrik Fisker's 'Thunderbolt' prototype for a $400,000 GT coupe is an unauthorized copy of its iconic sports cars featured in James Bond movies for 50 years.

Acura targets millennials in musical social campaign for ILX

26 March, 2015 - 23:29
Acura is appealing to the musical tastes of millennials in a new social media campaign that expresses the energy of the sporty ILX sedan through sound.

Tesla advances in effort to expand in Ga., fails to gain entry to W.Va.

26 March, 2015 - 22:30
A bill before Georgia's governor would let Tesla add to its stores there, while West Virginia has rejected a proposal that would have allowed Tesla to sell directly to consumers in the state.

Dodge monkeys around with CGI in new ads

26 March, 2015 - 22:06
Enforcing Dodge Law is serious business. So the brand turned to muscle car enthusiast Richard Rawlings of Discovery Channel's 'Fast N' Loud' to restore order in an ad campaign that launched this month.

U.S. auto sales poised for rare monthly decline

26 March, 2015 - 21:45
March could be just the sixth month since 2009 in which the U.S. auto industry posts a year-over-year sales decline, a sign the market is starting to flatten out after one of the longest stretches of growth ever.

Georgia trial renews demand by safety advocates for recall of older Jeeps

26 March, 2015 - 21:34
The Georgia trial over the death of 4-year old Remington Walden in 2012 is renewing demand by safety advocates for a massive recall of older Jeeps.

Denso, NGK fined by S. Korea for price-fixing

26 March, 2015 - 20:46
South Korea's antitrust regulator will fine five auto parts firms, including Japan's Denso, NGK Spark Plug and their local units, a total of $3.2 million for fixing prices and rigging bids for engine parts.

Barra advises women to accept challenging work assignments

26 March, 2015 - 20:04
General Motors CEO Mary Barra encouraged women to take on new challenges from studying science and math to accepting jobs that are outside of their area of expertise.

New Chevy Malibu tasked with meeting GM's aggressive sales goals

26 March, 2015 - 20:01
The Chevrolet Malibu has been a symbol of GM's competitive woes for nearly 20 years because of designs that critics often lambasted as boring. Now, the No. 1 U.S.

Toyota adding hybrid to 2016 RAV4 lineup

26 March, 2015 - 18:45
Toyota is adding a hybrid model at a time of low gas prices and slumping sales of alternative-powertrain vehicles. An all-new RAV4 hybrid will be introduced next week at the New York auto show.

Feds broaden crackdown on dealership fraud

26 March, 2015 - 17:15
The Federal Trade Commission is broadening its enforcement of car dealerships to crack down on deception and fraud in operations that go beyond advertising.

Automakers exceed U.S. fuel-economy rules for 2nd straight year, EPA says

26 March, 2015 - 17:04
Automakers exceeded their targets for improving fuel economy and tailpipe emissions by "a wide margin" for the second year in a row, the EPA said. Vehicles sold in the U.S. are on average the most fuel efficient they've ever been, averaging 24.

GM switches ad agencies for Silverado

26 March, 2015 - 15:11
General Motors said it has moved its Chevrolet Silverado ad account from Publicis Groupe's Leo Burnett to Interpublic's Commonwealth.

Toyota targets big savings in factory, product-development spending

26 March, 2015 - 06:30
Toyota outlined bold savings targets in factory investment and vehicle development, along with gains in fuel efficiency, through an aggressive restructuring being launched this year.

Toyota targets big cuts in factory, product development outlays

26 March, 2015 - 06:30
Toyota outlined bold savings targets in factory investment and vehicle development, along with gains in fuel efficiency, through an aggressive restructuring being launched this year.

Alcoa receives committment for $259 million U.S. loan to expand aluminum output

26 March, 2015 - 06:01
The U.S. Department of Energy has offered a conditional commitment to lend Alcoa Inc.

Alcoa receives $259 million U.S. loan to expand aluminum output

26 March, 2015 - 06:01
The Department of Energy agreed to lend Alcoa $259 million to expand automotive aluminum sheet production capacity at the supplier's Tennessee factory, reviving a long-dormant loan program to support the development of energy-efficient...

Kia to build Forte compact and a small car at Mexico plant

26 March, 2015 - 03:53
Kia Motors plans to make its Forte compact and an unidentified small car targeted at the local market at its planned factory in Mexico.

Mercedes adds plug-in hybrid to retooled GLE crossover line

26 March, 2015 - 01:00
Mercedes-Benz is rolling out a new plug-in hybrid with the debut of the revamped GLE midsize crossover. The 2016 crossover family will be the first product line to feature Mercedes' new nomenclature.

UAW to press for 'pattern' labor deals in Detroit 3 talks, Williams says

25 March, 2015 - 23:51
UAW President Dennis Williams says the UAW will try to negotiate labor contracts with the Detroit 3 later this year that are identical -- a goal made difficult because each automaker has different labor costs largely as a result of a lower-cost,...

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